[erlang-questions] erts inside a larger C program

jm <>
Mon Jul 14 02:56:05 CEST 2008


Richard Carlsson wrote:
> jm wrote:
>> Is there any papers/article/web pages or other explainations floating 
>> around which explains the internals of the erlang virtual machine? 
>> Specifically the threading and anything about how it interacts with 
>> the OS and outside world.
> 
> No, nothing so specific. You might get some hints from the papers
> written by the HiPE group: http://www.it.uu.se/research/group/hipe/.
> 
> I also found this nice litte blog entry:
> http://erlangdotnet.net/2007/09/inside-beam-erlang-virtual-machine.html

Found this one already. The Hipe group looks interesting. Lots of stuff. 
It may take me a bit of time to work out where to begin. Looking at the 
surface at least this materal could also be of interest to anyone 
thinking of developing a small erlang virtual machine for embedding in 
smaller memory footprint devices.

Jeff.




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